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This is what feminists mean by a War on Women

As a feminist, one of the most frequent questions I receive is "why do you call it a war on women". This morning, Jean Hatchet sent me a link to Paddy Power which is an online gambling website.

Currently, they have listed as a bet under "current affairs":

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This is what I mean when I say there is a war on women: using the murder of a woman as entertainment. Using the murder of a woman as a money-making scheme. It is the brutal dehumanisation of  Reeva Steenkamp who they don't even bother to name in this disgraceful example of man's inhumanity to women.

Reeva Steenkamp was human too. She deserves better than having her murder used as entertainment. Her family deserve better.

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